Hawaiian Monk Seal RB00 visits Kona for Super Bowl Sunday.
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Hawaiian Monk Seal RB00 suns herself on the beach Sunday. An estimated 1,400 monk seals inhabit the main and Northwestern Hawaiian islands, according to NOAA. Approximately 300 of those seals cruise the waters and haul up on beaches in the main Hawaiian Islands, including about a half dozen on the Big Island. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
In a supposed effort to streamline the state’s contested case hearing process, a controversial new bill in the state Legislature would end those hearings over land use issues entirely.
A man in his 20s escaped injury after sliding hundreds of feet down an icy slope Saturday on Maunakea.
A rezoning and application for a Waikoloa affordable housing project with a past that a planning consultant called “funky” and a councilman called “goofy” were withdrawn Tuesday from the County Council Planning Committee for a redo.
Our forests and landscapes can change rapidly. A very warm, wet period or dry one can drastically alter the species makeup of a forest. For example, our ohia forests are now suffering from Rapid Ohia Death, and from other diseases as well.
The Big Island reported just one new COVID-19 for a second straight day Saturday, bringing the total number of cases to date to 2,188.
The annual Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival may have been canceled this year, however, the trees at Church Row Park are putting on a show.
The minimum wage in Hawaii could rise as high as $17 an hour under several new bills in the state Legislature, which has some businesses worried about their future.
A pair of companion bills introduced in the state Legislature requesting more than $1.73 million to pay off claims against the state include a couple of Hawaii Island cases, both including Big Island public charter schools.
Creating a culture of kindness: Preschoolers part of worldwide effort to construct 100-mile paperchain
A Kealakekua preschool is doing its small part to complete a 100-mile “Kindness Paperchain” made by children around the world.
A new Scientist-in-Charge has been named for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
Legislation to build the state’s first resort casino on Department of Hawaiian Home Lands on Oahu was dealt a major blow Friday.
A high surf advisory remains posted through Saturday afternoon for west-facing shores of the Big Island.
A more transmissible strain of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has been identified in Hawaii.
A 61-year-old Ocean View man was arrested Tuesday and dozens of dogs removed from a Ka‘u property as the result of a months-long animal cruelty investigation.